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Madan, Spencer (1729–1813), bishop of Peterborough

Falconer Madan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Madan, Spencer (1729–1813), bishop of Peterborough, was the second of eight sons of Colonel Martin Madan MP (1700–1756) and his wife, Judith Cowper (1702–1781) [see Madan, Judith]. He was the brother of Martin Madan (1725–1790). His mother's uncle was Lord Chancellor Cowper...

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